|||Stourton, Aerial View (Stourton) (18 comments)
Aerial view looking south west across the Stourton/Hunslet area. On the left, a railway line can be seen crossing over Wakefield Road. The factory of John Waddington, printer, can be seen. It was here that the game 'Monopoly' was produced in the UK.
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|||Waddington Bath, Gledhow Valley (Gledhow)
|25th June 1928.
Built in 1671 by Edward Waddington of Gledhow, this bath house still stands in Gledhow Valley Woods. A date stone with Latin inscription has these details. Leeds historian Ralph Thoresby described the spring as a very curious cold spring.
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|||Waddingtons factory opening (Lofthouse) (1 comment)
|10th December 1969
View of Queenie Fields, the cleaner opening the £80,000 factory for John Waddington (Games Division) at Woodlesford. The managing director Victor Watson is on her left. The company was founded in the 1890s aand sold its games interests to Hasbro in 1994
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